Negative Effects Of Cocoa

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The Latin name for cocoa—Theobroma—actually signifies, "nourishment of the divine beings." This significant harvest assumed an essential part in numerous antiquated South American society. The cocoa tree is native to the Americas. It may have originated in the foothills of the Andes in the Amazon and Orinoco basins of South America, current day Colombia and Venezuela, where today, examples of wild cacao still can be found. But over time Europeans began increasingly to colonise Africa, and they brought the cocoa tree with them. Cocoa was successfully planted in Sao Tome and Principe and then migrated as plantations spread throughout the African continent. And today West Africa collectively supplies two thirds of the world 's cocoa crop. Now,…show more content…
Positive responses and advertising of cocoa and promoting its positive effects on general health also increases the demand for cocoa products. Most notably, cocoa demonstrates significant benefits for the cardiovascular system, helping to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke, reduce the risk of high blood pressure, and even reduce the risk of cancer, hence the increase in demand for cocoa. Cocoa is primarily used to produce chocolates, which are available in varieties and available in abundance, hence they are easy for purchase, this also creates greater demand for cocoa. And also there aren’t many substitutes available in the market for…show more content…
Investments have also been made to improve already existing facilities for collection, storage, transportation or processing. Investment in business and organisational developments which would help the farmers have a greater incentive to continue farming. Hence all these efforts made to increase effectiveness of the production are planned to create long term effectiveness. Whereas the chocolate companies have provided farmers with relevant and accessible information to anybody with interest which is an idea with short term

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